YMCA’s “Youth In Government” Next Month

The YMCA’s “Youth In Government” program is helping students across the nation gain a better understanding of their government structure and, in the process, learn a little about themselves. The program, established in 1936, operates in 36 states and the District of Colombia. Eric Natwick, the Door County “Y’s” Youth Development Director, says “Youth In Government” is a character building program… Natwick says the students … Continue reading

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Door County Featured on Public Television

Door County has been the subject of several recent programs with a statewide following. Thursday, Wisconsin Public Television’s Wisconsin Foodie aired a new episode featuring Door County culinary treats. The program has spent time in Door County before with stops at Waseda Farms, The Wickman House, Seaquist Orchards, Jacksonport’s Cherry Fest, Wienke’s Farm Market, Washington Island, and Stone’s Throw Winery. On Saturday, Discover Wisconsin will … Continue reading

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Executive Director Resigns From Humane Society

The Door County Humane Society has announced that its board of directors accepted the resignation of long-time director Carrie Counihan on Monday. Counihan has been the face of the shelter for over ten years. Board President Marilyn Jensen thanked Counihan for her hard work and dedication in helping the shelter flourish. Jensen said Carol Boudreau has accepted the position of interim director of the humane … Continue reading

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Candidate Forum for 1st Aldermanic District in Sturgeon Bay

The League of Women Voters of Door County has announced that a candidate forum for Sturgeon Bay residents in the first aldermanic district will be held on Thursday, February 5th. The forum will be held in the city council chambers, beginning at 7PM. The candidates hoping to compete for the position on April 7th include incumbent Dan Wiegand and challengers Gerald Pelrine and Kelly Catarozoli. … Continue reading

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Burial of Utility Lines in Sister Bay Begins Monday

The burial of utility service lines in Sister Bay is scheduled to begin on Monday along Bayshore Drive. Village Administrator Zeke Jackson says utility crews from Wisconsin Public Service, KS Energy Services, Frontier and Charter Communications will be working to place all overhead electric, telecommunications and cable lines underground. Jackson says no service interruption is anticipated throughout the project for the general area and both … Continue reading

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Waterfront Design Review Board Approves Proposed Hotel Design

Another committee has taken action on the matter of a hotel on Sturgeon Bay’s west side waterfront. On a vote of four to one, the city waterfront design review board Tuesday approved the design for the lodging facility proposed for the former Door County Cooperative property. Committee chairman Bill Galligan was joined by James Goodwin, Eric Paulson and Dennis Statz in approving the design. Committee-member … Continue reading

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Nominations Being Sought for Industry & Entrepreneur of the Year

Nominations for the annual Door County Industry and Entrepreneur of the Year awards are being solicited by the Door County Economic Development Corporation. The awards are intended for firms that help create a positive business climate in Door County. The Industry of the Year award recognizes a construction, service or manufacturing business that has made a substantial impact on the community and enjoyed significant accomplishments … Continue reading

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Lawfirm Files Defamation Suit Over Hotel Comments

The fallout over a proposed hotel on Sturgeon Bay’s west side waterfront has reached the Door County Court system. The Pinkert Law Firm and attorneys Randall Nesbitt and James Smith are alleging that Carri Andersson of Sturgeon Bay, a vocal opponent of the hotel project, has made defamatory and unsubstantiated statements about the firm and the lawyers. According to the 17-point complaint filed on Thursday, … Continue reading

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Door County Reads Begins Monday

The 2015 version of Door County Reads, sponsored by the county library system, its foundation and friends, kicks off its run Monday with a special celebration in Fish Creek. This year, the book chosen to read is entitled “Ordinary Grace” by William Kent Krueger. Library Director Becca Berger says the annual event takes a look at literature in a multi-faceted way… Door County Reads began … Continue reading

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PATH Fundraiser Saturday

The Lodge at Leathem Smith in Sturgeon Bay will serve as headquarters for a benefit Saturday from 3PM to 7PM, to support PATH, an organization promoting access for help for families with special needs children. Brenda Olson explains why PATH was established in Door County… Sturgeon Bay firefighters are working closely with the support group to put on the fundraiser. Fire Chief Tim Herlache says, … Continue reading

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